Below is a list of our available Labrador Retrievers. If you don't find the new friend you're looking for on this page, check out our Coming Soon Labs. We typically have approximately 30 Labs in our rescue program at any given time. Labs come into the program and are adopted daily, so this list is ever-changing.
Click each picture to find what our foster families have to say about each of our Labs. Since we don't have a shelter, all our dogs are in foster homes. Our foster parents provide as much information as possible on the behaviors and traits of our dogs.
The adoption fee for an adult Lab is $300. The adoption fee for puppies (6 months and under) is $375.
If you are interested in meeting one of our Labs, the next step is to complete an adoption application. Adoption information and application is found here. If you have questions about the adoption application process, send an email to our Applications Team.
Sunshine - 10.5 Year Old Female -- AVAILABLE
Jefferson - 2.4 Year Old Male -- AVAILABLE
Marguerite - 2.9 Year Old Female -- AVAILABLE
Baron - 3.9 Year Old Male -- AVAILABLE
Magnolia Pearl - 3.4 Year Old Female -- AVAILABLE
Chestnut - 4.2 Year Old Male -- AVAILABLE
Laila - 11 Month Old Female -- AVAILABLE
Bow - 3.2 Year Old Male -- AVAILABLE
Oso - 10.2 Year Old Male -- AVAILABLE
Claude - 7.5 Month Old Male -- AVAILABLE
Caras - 8.5 Month Old Female -- AVAILABLE
Casanova - 8.5 Month Old Male -- AVAILABLE
Bongo - 1.1 Year Old Male -- AVAILABLE
Glen - 2.1 Year Old Male -- AVAILABLE
Charles - 6.1 Year Old Male -- AVAILABLE
Rover - 2 Year Old Male -- ADOPTION PENDING
Majesty - 7.8 Year Old Female -- ADOPTION PENDING
Penney - 1.1 Year Old Female -- ADOPTION PENDING
Big Al - 4.2 Year Old Male -- ADOPTION PENDING
Hicks - 2.1 Year Old Male -- ADOPTION PENDING
Cali - 7.5 Month Old Female -- ADOPTION PENDING
Remo - 2.6 Year Old Male -- ADOPTION PENDING
Lulu - 1.6 Year Old Female -- ADOPTION PENDING
Bonita - 2.5 Year Old Female -- ADOPTION PENDING
Sammons - 10 Year Old Male -- ADOPTION PENDING
Sunshine - 10.5 Year Old Female
Hi everyone! I’m Sunshine, but my foster mom calls me baby girl because I’m so adorable. They tell me I’m 10 years old, but I don’t know what they are talking about, I think I’m 5. My favorite thing in the whole wide world is playing ball. I make it really easy on you, you can just bounce it off the wall and I will catch it and bring it back to you! It’s so fun!
I love to be inside and just be with you whenever I can. I love my foster mom, but I love my dad even more, he stays home with me a lot and we get to hang out. I have proven to be great in the house and have never touched anything that wasn’t mine. I will sleep in your bed if you let me, but my foster parents don't so they taught me to sleep in my own bed.
I need an extra special family, who will love me a lot. I have allergies, so I need special care, and I may be allergic to cats, so no cats. I'm looking for someone who will give me exercise and play ball with me. I’m really a good dog, just need lots of love.
From the foster parents: Sunshine is well behaved with good structure and boundaries. She knows sit, stay, down, drop it, “NO”, and takes food from your hand gently. (She does not always take the ball so gently though, she gets really excited). She would do best in a home without small children.
Here is a video of Sunshine! https://youtu.be/8-2wsEslJyY
Jefferson - 2.4 Year Old Male
Jefferson is gentle boy with an amazingly loving personality and generally very mellow nature. He is crate trained, potty trained, and rings ‘the bells’ to let us know when he wants outside.
Jefferson may have sheep or goat guarding instincts in his DNA and needs a leader who is willing and able to establish themselves as a natural authority. He is protective of his foster, his home and the vehicles he rides in. He will alert to possible intruders at the door or nearby and therefore does best with a slow introduction to strangers. He has an experienced foster who can tell you all about his training and needs. Jefferson is looking for someone willing to put the effort into being consistent and firm so that he can relax and enjoy the good life.
*This dog may not meet the breed standard for a Labrador Retriever.
Marguerite - 2.9 Year Old Female
Marguerite is a love bug! She is now ready to enjoy life with a family – maybe yours!
Marguerite gets along with all people she’s met and even all our furry friends, too. She does love to “hog” the toys (she’s never had them so doesn’t want to share!) but I do believe that’s getting better with time in the house with our two dogs. Marguerite would love nothing more than to snuggle and be with her person and give kisses! She loves to play and engage with you, too! After you've been gone from the house, Marguerite will greet you at the door with a toy just like in the picture!
Marguerite is good on a leash and takes treats gently. She sits but needs work with other commands and is a very willing student. We have a cat and she shows very little interest in him so I’m confident she’ll be fine with your feline friend.
Marguerite has known love before she came to us and is ready for her forever family to love her, and she will return that love with snuggles and smooches and a lifetime of companionship.
*This dog may not meet the breed standard for a Labrador Retriever.
Baron - 3.9 Year Old Male
Hello, Baron here! But you can call me anything you want, if I can call your place my new home! I enjoy long walks by your side, food, massages, chewing on bones, sniffing around outside and food (hey, it's worth repeating). I'm super-duper crate trained, easily spoiled and I will entertain you by singing along with police and firetruck sirens.
I'm a bit clumsy and don't realize my own size, so I would prefer living with adults and bigger kids. And I grew up chasing small animals, so if you have cats, bunnies, hamsters, possums or other critters in the house, please swipe left. But if you're looking for a big-boned, affectionate bundle of Labrador love to keep you company at night, please swipe right!
Magnolia Pearl - 3.4 Year Old Female
Thanks for stopping by my profile – Magnolia here. I know I have a long name – but I know when I am getting into things I should not because my Foster Mom uses the whole name – yikes! You can also call me MP for short.
I was found in a shelter after running loose for a while – I don’t know why but I was not feeling well and was very skinny. I am slowly gaining weight and feeling so much better since I came to DFW Lab Rescue and my first 2 foster moms’ houses. I have a warm (and cool) place to hang out and get to know my people. I was with my first foster mom for 5 or 6 days and have been with my second foster mom since the end of September.
I love to hang out with my foster Mom all the time – and I mean all the time. She uses the term Velcro Dog – I am not sure what that means, but we like to be the same room all the time. I don’t always cuddle up with her – I just like to know where she is and that she is ok. I like to cuddle on my terms – but the more I get to know her, the more I like to do the cuddling thing – it just has taken some time. I have my own toys that I love! I take care of my toys, especially my candy corn pumpkin and my pink elephant. I move them to whatever room we are hanging out in so I can have them close.
I am a quiet girl – I only bark at cats and strange noises (but only the really strange noises). I do have a big bark! I don’t like cats and I am not sure about other dogs. I was in the shelter for a while so they kind of make me nervous because we have not been properly introduced. I love to ride in the car and I do it well!! Lots of good smells out there – the only thing better is going on a walk!! I walk really well too.
I know how to sit, go down and stay – especially if there is a treat involved. I do stay and come pretty well too – it depends on the treat! Once or twice I tried to find other treats on the counters – but foster mom keeps saying “no” and “down” when I do that so I don’t try that too often.
I eat on a regular basis now and I love it! I came to DFW Lab Rescue a bit underweight and foster mom is working on that with some peanut butter (only natural stuff!!) and some really yummy food. Lots of really yummy food. I like to watch my foster Mom eat too – just in case she drops anything. But I don’t bark or whine – I just watch . . .and maybe drool a bit.
I have to eat some special food and a take some medicine every morning, but foster mom uses peanut butter for the pills, so yummy!
My wish for my forever home is that it has lots of yummy food, windows for me to look out of (best doggie TV!) and lots of patience and love. I am still learning …
Foster Mom here: Magnolia has been a wonderful foster dog! She does cuddle on her own terms. Her personality is coming out more and more every day! She needs to feel safe and right now that means knowing where I am almost all the time when I am home. She is wandering away from me a little bit more lately – yeah! I trust her enough to not have to crate her when I do leave. She has never chewed on anything she should not have chewed even when I have been gone 4 plus hours. Well, recently she chewed on some empty treat baggies – but I left the Food Network on TV when I left, so I think she was inspired by the TV shows. I have enjoyed having her and would welcome her back anytime.
Chestnut - 4.2 Year Old Male
Chestnut here! I arrived at this rescue around Christmas. I’m a good looking fellow if I do say so myself. Also, I am all Lab. My first day here, I found the pool. I know I wasn’t supposed to but I jumped in and took a couple laps. I really didn’t care it was 38 degrees. It felt great to get in a swim. I also love to play ball which these fosters won’t let me do right now. Something about some silly heart worms. They alway hide the balls from me but I have a good nose and I find the ones under the furniture.
I play great with other dogs. For a time we had 6 of us. We stay in a crate while the humans are away which isn’t very long at a time. I’m pretty quiet in the crate and sometimes I just go in there just because. At night we are free to sleep on the dog beds in the room with the humans. But I like my crate and will sleep there if Patsy doesn’t get it first.
Before the rescue, I had a broken leg/dislocated elbow that my prior humans did not have repaired and as a result I have a dancer’s pose and a limp. It doesn’t slow me down one bit though. The vet did say I should not be someone’s running partner but all other exercise is great for me especially swimming 😊 I love treats and will do just about anything you ask to get one. I share my toys well with the others and we all eat together in the kitchen with no problems.
One thing you should know is that I have way too much interest in those cats. They come and go from the garage and my foster dad keeps trying to let me smell them but I get too excited so he holds me tight. Not sure it would be a good idea if we lived in the same house.
My foster parents adore me. They would keep me but there are already three full timers here so they have promised me that they would find me a great home like this one for my forever home. I’ll be looking soon so let adoptions know if you want to meet me!
Laila - 11 Month Old Female
My name is Laila and I am a young Lab that is very friendly. I get along with other dogs and cats. I am both crate and potty trained, and sometimes signal that I need to go out, but currently have a doggy door so I use that as needed. I love to chew on my toys and sometimes will bring you things that you left out to remind you that it needs to be put away. I am a very sweet girl, and will make you a great companion. I like to run around with my other dog friends, but I will also calm down and lay down next to the couch or dog bed (whichever I am allowed to do). I have been working on commands, but still need work in that department. I am not hyper at all, and don’t really jump much except for the occasional bouncing when it’s time to eat.
Bow - 3.2 Year Old Male
Bow here!!!! Pretty much the handsomest Labrador retriever you’ve ever met. I love to play!!! I play with other dogs. I play with toys. I play with everyone! My tail wags all the time cause I’m just so happy! I would love to find a forever family with someone who can match my super active personality. Especially if there’s another dog who loves to play as much as me! If you think you would like to adopt a pup as good looking as me adopt soon cause I won’t be available long!!
Oso - 10.2 Year Old Male
Hi everybody! My name is Oso.
They say I am about 10 years old, which means I am already potty trained and crate trained and I don’t chew on furniture. I know lots of commands, like sit, stay, down, shake, and all done. I even know to ring the bell hanging on the back door when I want to go out.
My favorite thing in the whole wide world is playing fetch with tennis balls! I have some arthritis in my right back leg but I don’t let it slow me down much.
I get to go for walks every day the temperature is above freezing and I love to play inside with my foster parents’ dog. We get to hang out together and wrestle.
I would love a home with a yard and lots of tennis balls to fetch.
Claude - 7.5 Month Old Male
We are already envious of the forever home Claude chooses. His new family will be blessed with the most adorable, cuddle-loving pup. Claude is dog-door house broken, he walks well on a leash, he’s crate trained, he learns at a super-fast rate. He loves playing with big or little dogs (cats unknown) AND he loves playing by himself. (What a combination.) He fetches a tennis ball and loves chewing on a giant bone. He also loves sneaking SHOES and cell phones but goes back to his toys when we puppy-proof. If it was time for our family to choose another addition…Claude would be it !!
Caras - 8.5 Month Old Female
My human surrendered me along with my siblings to a shelter. I had never left the back yard and didn’t know much about being loved.
Being left in a backyard with my brothers was not the life I dreamed of. I’m a sweet little girl that only wants to please. Foster mom doesn’t believe I have ever been in a house. I am having to learn all of the ends and outs of living inside. I rode well in the car and don’t pull while on a leash. Still learning about keeping all 4 on the floor. I take treats so nicely; foster mom thinks I never had been given any. I didn’t know what it meant for you to hold your hand out with food in it. Everything is so new… I am cautious about a lot of things.
I get along with other dogs, but cats… I really haven’t seen many. The outside resident cats will run when the resident dogs bark. That can make me get excited a little. But I am young enough and haven’t been around them to really have an opinion yet.
I sleep in a crate at night in my foster parent’s bedroom. I do pretty well overall while in a crate. I really love being by my humans. Getting my neck and head rubbed are the best. I am not allowed on the couch, but I might slowly climb onto your lap. Learning how to play is another new thing for me. I am getting more comfortable having a lot of toys to choose from.
I will need a 5’ or high fence due to loving to leap. I am able to get over a baby gate easily, so to be on the safe side, a nice tall fence will do nicely.
For being so young, I am a very calm puppy. When it is playtime, I love to play ball. I have learned to bring it back and drop it, so we can do it all over again. The resident dogs play Frisbee; I like to take it from them because then they give chase. I enjoy playing chase with them. Having another young pup to play with would be nice.
Hope to meet all of you soon,
Foster mom update: Caras really likes to be near her humans. She is a bit anxious when left alone, but is crated when I leave the house. She hasn’t done any damage, but peers through windows when I am outside. The best fit for her will be a family that will not need to leave her for long periods of time. She is a fast runner and loves to jump. If you are looking to do K-9 agility course, she would be perfect! She is a total love bug, wanting only to be near a human.
Casanova - 8.5 Month Old Male
Hi, my name is Casanova. I’m currently living with two foster brothers and a foster sister, we all get along really well. I am potty trained but may have an accident here or there when getting used to my new surroundings. My foster parents feed me in my crate and I’m ok with that but I don’t like it very much when they leave me in the crate when they leave, I’m working on it though. I was really timid at first but came out of my shell after a couple days of getting used to my foster brothers and sister and my humans.
My humans think I have the absolute softest coat that makes them want to cuddle up at night. I also like to sleep on my foster brothers. I’m pretty much all puppy but you might not think that if you saw the size of my paws, my humans tell me they’re huge. They tell me I’m gonna be a pretty big boy.
Casanova has a great personality and will make a great addition to any family who will work with him through typical Lab puppy shenanigan's.
Bongo - 1.1 Year Old Male
Bongo (or Sweet Young Thing - as I like to call him) is a great dog for one so young. He is a pleaser and very sweet. A little on the small side, he is a very easy walk who is not overly distracted by others, barking dogs and cats on a walk. He is potty trained, eats well and is learning sit, off, come and stay. I suspect he got very little training in his first year of life so all of this is new and sit was mastered in about 3 days. The future is bright for this little lover who would like nothing better than to cuddle with you and be your best friend. He will need someone who is willing to help him to continue to learn "house rules" and to continue to socialize him. He is a little shy but warms up to other dogs and I think just wants a home and family in whatever form they come. If you are up for a young guy you can train to be your buddy - he's your guy!
Glen - 2.1 Year Old Male
It's the Glenster (Glen) here! Since it's close to Valentine's Day and all, it would be the perfect time to adopt such a friendly, lovable guy like me. I'll be ready soon! I am a heck of a handsome fella (the pics don't do me justice), with a thick, shiny coat that will make you want to pet me even more. I certainly won't complain about that. I have good house manners, I don't chew on things that don't belong to me, and I go nicely in the crate. My foster mom leaves me out at night and I don't get into trouble. I like going for walks, and I might pull a little bit, but that's when I see something exciting, like a squirrel or a cat, so you probably shouldn't have any. (Cats, that is, I should hope you don't have squirrels, that would be silly). I also like to play ball, and I even know how to bring it back to you. My foster brother and I get along great. Since he's of the older generation, and doesn't seem to want to play, so I just leave him alone. I don't try to get up on the couch or bed much, but I sure would like to cozy up with you. Let's meet soon so we can get our lives started and live happily ever after!
Charles - 6.1 Year Old Male
Charles is a big chocolate cuddle buddy. A boy of 70 pounds and all legs, he loves to play with other dogs, go on walks, snuggle with you, and be a professional human food taster! He is an unknown with cats. He is also an A+ walker on the leash who doesn’t pull and walks at your heel. And in another life, we think he was one of those professional seat warmers who doesn’t mind laying on the bed or couch to keep your spot warm while you are otherwise occupied.
We are pretty sure Charles was an outdoor dog with his previous owner. He knows all the basic commands (no, sit, stay, lay, stop), but we have been working on making him more of an indoor dog. That includes keeping him off furniture and crate training him. He is mostly trustworthy in the house, and he doesn’t chew on anything. He is loyal and great with kids of all ages.
Rover - 2 Year Old Male
Rover is a precious yellow boy with a super soft coat. He is crate and potty trained and recognizes and responds to commands. He is great with young children ages 5-8, and loves to play catch with any ball around. He’s active like any two year old dog, but also loves to relax.
Majesty - 7.8 Year Old Female
Majesty was surrendered to a shelter when her family decided to move and not take her with them. When she arrived with us she was understandably anxious but is starting to feel loved again and is settling down. She is an extremely intelligent dog and looking for a home where she will be loved unconditionally. Her fosters recommend a home without cats or small children, where someone is home with her most of the time and where she can get all of the doggie love (she might be willing to share with an older, laid back dog willing to keep her company while you are gone - but not those pesky little ones).
Penney - 1.1 Year Old Female
Penney is getting settled into her foster home. Please check back soon for updates!
Big Al - 4.2 Year Old Male
Hello! Do you love sweet chocolate? Are you looking for a foot warmer on cold nights? Do you want a sweet, gentle boy who loves a good meal, brisk walks, and snuggling? If so, look no further because I’m your guy. My name is Big Al. I love to be around people and get along well with my 4 legged foster sister. My mom says that I haven’t met a stranger. I love meeting new people and assume that they will love me (who wouldn’t?!?).
From Al’s foster mom: Al is a handsome boy. He is very calm, fully house trained, doesn’t chew, and only barks when he wants to go out. He loves his crate and often goes into it for a little nap. He doesn’t mind being crated when we leave the house or go to bed.
Al loves to snuggle and give kisses. Most nights he will sit with his head on my lap while we watch TV. Al will be a wonderful addition to any family. He would love a fur-ever home where he will go on leisurely walks, go for car rides, and get lots of attention, snuggles and ear rubs.
Hicks - 2.1 Year Old Male
Hicks is a tall, lanky 2 year old; he's very sweet and affectionate.
He's very good natured and likes to play, whether it's with his ball, stick, or actually anything. He loves being near us, and loves being petted, and belly rubs. He can be a little mouthy but with gentle reminders he stops.
He goes into his kennel while we eat, and sleeps in it all night without any problems. He would love to sleep up in your bed, if you let him. He's been very good about letting us know he needs go out. He can get vocal around his food time while you're preparing his meals, especially if you're not serving fast enough!!!
He knows most of his commands… sit, down, kennel, and wait. He's very good at sitting while entering the house, and will wait till you tell him "let’s go". He's very smart and very eager to learn, especially with treats involved. He does walk on a leash fairly well, but some extra training would be very helpful as he's very strong. He is curious of other dogs. He has not been observed with children or cats.
With a little training and structure, Hicks will be a wonderful new family member. He will make a loyal and loving companion, and will return your love a thousands times over!
Cali - 7.5 Month Old Female
Right when you think you’ve already seen the cutest Lab puppies in the world, along comes Cali… There is no doubt this 6-month old pup is a black Lab. She has a smooth and shiny ebony coat, with a lovely face and beautiful features. She recently weighed in around 32 pounds, but is likely putting on more puppy weight every week. She’s already interested in retrieving the ball, and has the great enthusiasm Labrador puppies are famous for. Cali is a real doll, ever so happy, alert and sweet. She is super smart, answers quickly to her name and is catching on to all of her training in the first week at her foster home. We are still working on “potty training” but she’s made true progress, and can be left for reasonable amounts of time in her crate or in a gated area of the house without any issues. A typical puppy, she loves to chew on everything, so she’ll need appropriate things to chew on.
Cali needs a forever home that’s as lively as she is, and is willing to give a Lab pup the space, attention and exercise she needs and deserves. Except for sleep and nap time which are also important to this little girl, Cali loves playing with other dogs, toys and people of all ages. She’s young enough to integrate with other pets, given the proper introductions and their ability to accept Cali’s boundless activity. She will need attentive and patient training, as all puppies do – with a lot of love that will be returned tenfold.
Remo - 2.6 Year Old Male
Hello! I am a sweet, playful chocolate boy. They think I'm a youngster, and they must be right, because while I can chill out, I really love to play and be active, too. I love to play with my foster brother and sister, and seriously love my chew toys! I am house-trained - no accidents, and I am crate-trained, too, but need a little encouragement to go into the crate. I'm still learning to walk nicely on a leash, and I am great with children. I am a hugger, if you're into that sort of thing. My foster mom keeps telling me to stop, but what does she know? If you're looking for a fun and loving addition to your family, I'm your guy!
Lulu - 1.6 Year Old Female
Hi! My name is Lulu and everyone says I’m a beautiful girl. I just got spayed so my belly has no hair but the rest of my fur is thick, soft and white. I have a fluffy tail that looks so cute when I run. I am a very well behaved girl and learn quickly. I go in my kennel very nicely. My foster mom doesn’t give me free reign of the house yet because I get bored when no one is home. When everyone is home I like to play with my foster brother…a 4 yr old Lab, chew on approved objects, or sit on the couch and put my head on the humans laps. I love to snuggle and be petted. I am very playful and will play with toys by myself. I really like to prance around the house with a toy in my mouth. I have a gentle mouth and take treats nicely. I also like to sneak all the toys out to the backyard. My foster mom thinks I might not have had such cool toys before and I’m trying to keep them so no they won’t disappear. I love to go for walks and am still getting used to my leash but I’m a fast learner. My foster mom says that I will make a great friend to whoever adopts me. I have been a very good houseguest and one of her favorite fosters. If you are looking for a friendly, playful, snuggle bug- I’m your gal!
Bonita - 2.5 Year Old Female
Bonita is a 2.5 year old chocolate female. She has a gorgeous brown coat and mesmerizing yellow eyes. Bonita is house trained and trust worthy in the house; so doesn't need to be crated. She knows the sit command and is past the Labrador puppy phase. She loves people, other dogs and has been living with a cat. She also loves her brother Sammons and plays tug of war with him with their toys. She is happy to be playing, fetching, and running around but just as happy to curl up on your lap and be pet. Bonita’s owner passed away and so she and her brother Sammons are looking for a new forever home- either apart or together. They have been well-cared for as indoor pets and have lots of love to give.
Sammons - 10 Year Old Male
Sammons is a 10 year old yellow male who was found as a puppy roaming along the roadside. His frosted face and happy eyes will melt your heart! Sammons is the best of both worlds- he loves to play and run with his sister Bonita, but also loves to curl up for a good long nap. Sammons is house trained and trust worthy in the house; so doesn't need to be crated. He knows the sit command and is very well behaved. He loves people, other dogs and has been living with a cat. Sammons also loves his sister Bonita- he loves to show off his tug of war skills when new people visit and run laps around the yard with his favorite toy in his mouth. He may be 10 years old but he is in great shape, healthy and has the energy and desire to play and have fun. Sammon's owner passed away and so he and his sister Bonita are looking for a new forever home they can share together, or apart. They have been well-cared for as indoor pets and have lots of love to give.